Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Emergent PastA Relational Realist Archaeology of Early Bronze Age Mortuary Practices$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Chris Fowler

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199656370

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199656370.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 29 January 2020

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
Source:
The Emergent Past
Author(s):

Chris Fowler

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199656370.003.0001

This book investigates the archaeology of Early Bronze Age mortuary practices in North-East England from a ‘relational realist’ perspective. It shows how archaeologists undertaking regional synthesis study an assemblage or entanglement along with prehistoric bones, objects, materials, and structures, as well as practices, materials, technologies, people, and ideas generated in subsequent periods. It also explores the mortuary deposits of human remains, materials and artefacts, together with the associated features and architecture, with emphasis on how each changed over time. In this introductory chapter, the value of relational realism in studying mortuary deposits from the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age North-East England (2500–1500 BC) is explained.

Keywords:   archaeology, Early Bronze Age, mortuary practices, North-East England, prehistoric bones, human remains, artefacts, relational realism, Chalcolithic, assemblage

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .